Department of Afrikaans and Theory of Literature

Ms M Viljoen

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Afrikaans and Theory of Literature
Junior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6762
E-mail: viljom2@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • BA Languages (Journalism) (UP, 2013)
  • BA Hons (Afrikaans) (UP, 2014) Research title: Verskuiwings in persepsies oor homoseksualiteit in Afrikaanse outobiografiese tekste: Pieter Cilliers se Soeker.
  • MA (Afrikaans) (UP, current) Research title: “Die Etende Afrikaner”: ʼn Ondersoek na die kulinêre literatuur van Marlene van Niekerk.

Currently teaching

  • Modules responsible: AFK1501

Fields of academic interests

  • Afrikaans literature
  • Culinary literature
  • Memory and autobiography
  • Gender studies.

Field of Specialisation

  • Culinary literature
  • Afrikaans literature
  • Autobiography
  • Modules responsible: AFK1501

Books

Book chapters:

  • Kortverhaal: Viljoen, M. 2015. Blaasoppies en crumpets. In Van Heerden, N & Van Niekerk, C (reds.). Ongekunsteld. Pretoria: STN Drukkers.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of the Afrikaanse Letterkundevereniging (ALV)

Projects

  • Member of the GetOn Community Outreach Project